All meetings are open to the community, unless indicated otherwise.
The Club, founded in 1934, has as its mission to promote the love of horticulture, to protect and preserve our natural resources, to provide educational opportunities, to contribute responsibly to civic and environmental needs, and to enjoy the fellowship of our members.
One needs not be a gardener to belong. Membership in the Bar Harbor Garden Club is open to all interested people. Club programs are scheduled September through the month of May.
2017-2018 PROGRAM CALENDAR
Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Garland Farm; parking will be at 475 Bayview Drive, Bar Harbor. “Cultivating Orchids” presented by Melanie Knaut-Stanley (President, Eastern Maine Orchid Society).
Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, Bar Harbor. “Lasagna Gardening” presented by Susan Haywood.
Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, Bar Harbor. “Incorporating Medicinal & Edible Plants into the Garden” presented by Brighid Doherty.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Birch Bay Village Inn, Bar Harbor. “Holiday Tea and Victorian Fashion Show“.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, Bar Harbor. “Creating Fire Safety Zones in a Wooded Environment” presented by Mike Bender (Chief, Mount Desert Fire Department).
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM at St John’s Church in SWH. “Valentine Favors: Members create Valentines for residents of MDI nursing Homes“.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village Inn, Bar Harbor. “Bats — The Gardener’s Best Friend” presented by Bruce Connery (Acadia National Park Wildlife Staff). NOTE: This meeting has been rescheduled for 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 15th at Birch Bay Village Inn due to the impending snow storm.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM at St John’s Church in SWH. “Hands-on Flower Arranging“. This meeting is open to the public, but you’ll need to pre-register for this workshop by April 1st. Participants should bring their own pruners. All other supplies will be provided for a $15 fee.
Thursday, May 10, 2018 Annual Meeting Luncheon from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Kebo Valley Club, Bar Harbor. “Incorporating Organic Gardening Techniques” presented by our keynote speaker Anna Davis (Manager, Beech Hill Farm).